Tuesday, 31 March 2020

How CRISPR Can Be Used to Fight COVID-19

quote [ You've been doing a test for the presence of the Covid-19 virus RNA.
A primary goal of our lab at Berkeley. to be fast.
Bacteria have been dealing with viruses forever. they've come up with ways to fight them.
Crispr allows bacteria to detect viruses.
You can have home detection kits just look a pregnancy test
Another idea use Crispr enzymes that will cut and destroy only the viral RNA.
Many scientists want to contribute our expertise.
we're not seeking to get profit from it. ]

Inspiring, also
Bill Gates
https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates_how_we_must_respond_to_the_coronavirus_pandemic/up-next

MIT
https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/308236-mit-develops-cheap-open-source-ventilator-for-coronavirus-treatment
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by yunnaf@12:44pmGMT]

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